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Double Rainbow Palouse

A double rainbow over the Palouse hills of Washington State. I have an 8 week old newborn at home that I am still learning about, but try to get out when the weather is good. 24 more words

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ILRI vacancy:Research Technician, GHG (closing date 7 August 2014)

Vacancy Number: RT/GHG/07/14
Department: Livestock Systems and the Evironment (LSE)
Duration: 1 year fixed term contract

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Technician to support research within the Livestock GHG measurement and mitigation project. 595 more words

Agriculture

A fungus among us

Americans are still afraid of mushrooms.

On a recent Saturday, locals shopping at the Forest Hills greenmarket in Queens stopped by Joe Rizzo’s booth, which is filled with oyster mushrooms that look like the dusky blue ruffles of a dress, or have white stems that flare into golden trumpets. 805 more words

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Cultivated Minds?

මේ තියෙන්නේ පසුගිය දවසක පැරකුම් ලියුව දෙයක් //ලංකාවේ ළමා පොත් ලියන අය ගොතන ගොන් කතා කියවන ළමා පරපුර කතාවක් රස විඳිය හැකි වැඩිහිටියන් ලෙස වැඩෙනවා ද යන්නත් ප්‍රශ්නයකි// මෙයට මගේ අදහස එකතු කරන්න හිතුනත්, අප වාගේ “විදේශිකයන්” එම කතෘතුමාට අරහං නිසා, මා මොකුත් එහි ලියන්න යන්නේ නැහැ. 264 more words

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Former pour la Relance de l'entrepreneuriat Agropastoral des jeunes

A la demande des autorités camerounaises, qui placent l’agriculture et le développement rural en tête de leurs priorités politiques, 11, 9 % de l’enveloppe de la première phase du Contrat de désendettement pour le développement (C2D), soit 64 M€ (42Mds de FCFA) et 60 de l’enveloppe du deuxième C2D,soit 195 M € (128 Mds de F CFA) ont été affectés aux programmes du secteur agricole et rural. 724 more words

ONLINE VIRTUAL WORLD PROGRAM IS A RESOURCE FOR FARMERS

In a fast-changing world beset by unpredictable climate conditions, farmers cannot afford to ignore new technology. Researchers at the University of Southern Queensland have developed the online Second Life virtual world to teach sugar-cane growers about climate change, environmental protection and the latest in farming techniques.

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A new face/approach to Agricultural Training and Education

By Victoria Mbiggide

The time to move away from the ordinary and the “it was, it is and forever shall be” is now. There is no better timing than now for re-evaluation among African agricultural education training structures. 425 more words

4th RUFORUM Biennial Conference